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Campbell River author Diana Stevan will launch her new book Lilacs in the Dust Bowl Thursday, May 13 in a virtual launch by Zoom hosted by the Vancouver Island Regional Library. Photo: Lilacs in the Dust Bowl cover detail

Campbell River author launches new book virtually on Thursday

Lilacs in the Dust Bowl is an immigrant story set during the Great Depression on the Prairies,

  • May 10, 2021
Blue Moon Marquee will livestream from the Tidemark Theatre on Friday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m. Livestream tickets are $15 for members and $20 for non members (+ applicable taxes and fees), and can be purchased through the Tidemark’s virtual box office (250.287.PINK). Photo contributed

Blue Moon Marquee livestreams Gypsy Blues and more from the Tidemark this May

For Immediate Release: April 29 Campbell River, BC – The Tidemark Theatre…

  • May 3, 2021
Alex Witcombe of Drifted Creations works in the newly-opened Walter Morgan Studio on a new work during the first Art & Earth Festival. This year’s festival will look very different. Mirror File Photo

Campbell River’s annual Art+Earth Festival sees major changes in third year

‘In a sense, we’re re-defining what a festival can be,’ says organizer Ken Blackburn

Daniel Wesley and the Tidemark Theatre will present an intimate live stream concert experience on Friday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. Photo submitted

Singer-songwriter Daniel Wesley brings his unique ‘beach music’ sound to Campbell River

Catch Daniel Wesley in an intimate live stream concert experience on Friday,…

  • Apr 21, 2021
Daniel Wesley and the Tidemark Theatre will present an intimate live stream concert experience on Friday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. Photo submitted
Author Eden Robinson poses for a portrait during an interview in Toronto, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin

Renowned Trickster trilogy author, Eden Robinson joins VIRL for an online conversation and reading

April 23 is a date literary fans need to mark in their…

  • Apr 7, 2021
Author Eden Robinson poses for a portrait during an interview in Toronto, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin
Colleen Wilson, otherwise known as The Crowtographer, adds some photos to her collection one day after work recently down at Robert Ostler Park. Wilson has garnered over 11,000 followers on Instagram and over 21,000 on Facebook by sharing her hobby online. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River ‘Crowtographer’ gaining huge social media following

Colleen Wilson says in a time of human disconnection, it can still be found in the eyes of animals

Colleen Wilson, otherwise known as The Crowtographer, adds some photos to her collection one day after work recently down at Robert Ostler Park. Wilson has garnered over 11,000 followers on Instagram and over 21,000 on Facebook by sharing her hobby online. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
Alan Tudyk stars as Alien Harry Vanderspeigel in the new series Resident Alien (Photo by: James Dittinger/SYFY)

‘Resident Alien’ plans to return to Ladysmith for season 2

Show runner Chris Sheridan says the hit SYFY series will return to film season two in Ladysmith

Alan Tudyk stars as Alien Harry Vanderspeigel in the new series Resident Alien (Photo by: James Dittinger/SYFY)
Banners from the Campbell River Art Council's Banner Project are seen displayed along Pier Street in Campbell River on June 24, 2020. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror

Paint a banner for Campbell River’s streets

Looking for something to do with the family over Spring Break? Or…

  • Mar 22, 2021
Banners from the Campbell River Art Council's Banner Project are seen displayed along Pier Street in Campbell River on June 24, 2020. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River’s Sonny Assu has been selected as one of five artists to receive the prestigious 2021 Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship. Photo Courtesy Sonny Assu

Campbell River’s Sonny Assu awarded prestigious art fellowship

‘It’s wonderful to be recognized and be able to give back a little bit,’ Assu says

Campbell River’s Sonny Assu has been selected as one of five artists to receive the prestigious 2021 Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship. Photo Courtesy Sonny Assu
Paramount Pictures announced that Sonic the Hedgehog 2 will be released April 8, 2022. (Paramount Pictures/YouTube photo)

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 won’t return to film on Vancouver Island

The first Sonic movie was filmed in Ladysmith and other Vancouver Island locations

Paramount Pictures announced that Sonic the Hedgehog 2 will be released April 8, 2022. (Paramount Pictures/YouTube photo)
Kari Kristensen. Forest Tunnel. Courtesy of the Artist.

Campbell River Art Gallery presents Finding Sybil: Contemporary Responses to Sybil Andrews

Sybil Andrews was an extraordinary character, dedicated teacher, and Modernist artist of…

  • Mar 8, 2021
Kari Kristensen. Forest Tunnel. Courtesy of the Artist.
The students in the Timberline Musical Theatre program are rehearsing this year’s production, Once Upon a Mattress, three days per week after school in preparation for their upcoming virtual performances. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Timberline Musical Theatre hoping for last minute ticket surge

Popular annual run of shows costs $7,000-$8,000 to put on. They’ve sold $750 in tickets

The students in the Timberline Musical Theatre program are rehearsing this year’s production, Once Upon a Mattress, three days per week after school in preparation for their upcoming virtual performances. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
Piano and music.

Rotary Honours Concert goes virtual for 2021

The show must go on. But this year the free “gift to…

  • Feb 26, 2021
Piano and music.
Super Hero Theatre Camp will run during SD72’s spring break March 22-26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Tidemark Theatre. Photo contributed

Become a Super Hero on the Tidemark stage this spring

The Tidemark Theatre and On The Mark Theatre have announced that Super…

  • Feb 11, 2021
Super Hero Theatre Camp will run during SD72’s spring break March 22-26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Tidemark Theatre. Photo contributed
More Than Motown with Krystle Dos Santos comes to the Tidemark Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Photo courtesy Tidemark Theatre

Krystle Dos Santos brings More Than Motown to Tidemark Theatre

Local theatre brings another powerful performance into your home

More Than Motown with Krystle Dos Santos comes to the Tidemark Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Photo courtesy Tidemark Theatre
Eden Robinson will be ‘on hand’ for a special online screening of Monkey Beach, based on her 2000 novel, presented by the Museum at Campbell River through the Tidemark Theatre Feb. 4. Photo by Bluetree Photography

Museum at Campbell River to screen Monkey Beach and Q&A with Eden Robinson

Last year’s Haig-Brown Writer-in-Residence’s work has skyrocketed to justifiable fame in the past year

Eden Robinson will be ‘on hand’ for a special online screening of Monkey Beach, based on her 2000 novel, presented by the Museum at Campbell River through the Tidemark Theatre Feb. 4. Photo by Bluetree Photography
The students in the Timberline Musical Theatre program rehearse this year’s production, Once Upon a Mattress, three days per week after school in preparation for next month’s virtual performances. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Timberline’s popular musical goes online for 2021

Once Upon a Mattress will be streamed right to your living room thanks to school’s AV department

The students in the Timberline Musical Theatre program rehearse this year’s production, Once Upon a Mattress, three days per week after school in preparation for next month’s virtual performances. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River-based artist Sonny Assu will be the second presenter in the winter session of NIC’s popular Artist Talk Series. Image courtesy Sonny Assu

NIC’s Artist Talk Series moves to Zoom for winter session

Second artist in the series is Campbell-River-based Sonny Assu, who will present Feb. 9

Campbell River-based artist Sonny Assu will be the second presenter in the winter session of NIC’s popular Artist Talk Series. Image courtesy Sonny Assu
Artist Jim Holyoak’s installation Quagmire. Holyoak will be the first speaker for the Artist Talk Online Winter 2021 series, Monday, Jan 25 at 6 p.m. NIC photo

NIC Artist Talk goes online for winter 2021

NIC’s Artist Talk is returning for the winter 2021 season with a…

  • Jan 20, 2021
Artist Jim Holyoak’s installation Quagmire. Holyoak will be the first speaker for the Artist Talk Online Winter 2021 series, Monday, Jan 25 at 6 p.m. NIC photo
Robbie Burns Day will be celebrated a little differently this year, but celebrated it will be as the Tidemark Theatre presents a live virtual celebration that will be available for ticketholders to view for three days. Black Press File Photo

Tidemark Theatre presents Burns Night 2021: The Bard & His Ballads

A tale of whisky and haggis, and of how Robbie Burns would emerge as a champion for the common man

Robbie Burns Day will be celebrated a little differently this year, but celebrated it will be as the Tidemark Theatre presents a live virtual celebration that will be available for ticketholders to view for three days. Black Press File Photo